Lethal toxicity vs quantum of pollution in Delhi’s air
Not just quantum of pollution but also toxicity of emissions must be assessed to prioritise action on pollution sources
अनुमान से कहीं अधिक धूल भरा है पृथ्वी का वातावरण: अध्ययन
वैज्ञानिकों के अनुसार दुनिया भर में करीब 1.7 करोड़ मीट्रिक टन धूल के मोटे कण मौजूद हैं। जोकि अमेरिका की पूरी आबादी के वजन ...
Harmattan and the air we breathe: What can we learn?
The massive climate change-induced dust fall event in west Africa has many lessons for all combating deadly air pollution
सिलिकोसिस से बचा सकता है सिलिका कण सोखने वाला उपकरण
भारतीय शोधकर्ताओं द्वारा विकसित दो नए फिल्टरेशन उपकरण उन कामगारों के लिए वरदान साबित हो सकते हैं, जो सिलिकोसिस बीमारी से ग्रस्त हैं
2018 में भारत के 16 राज्यों में 50 धूलभरी आंधी की घटनाएं हुई हैं, जिसके कारण 500 से अधिक मौतें हुईं। जानमाल को बड़ा ...
Dust, high temperatures bring Delhi’s air quality down to 'poor'
The Aravalli range plays a critical role in checking sand migration from the Thar Desert to Delhi-NCR; but they now stand degraded
How dust storms are adding to pollution woes of north India
Such storms lead to increase in surface ozone, particulate matter as well as harmful greenhouse gases
From cosmic dust to the origin of our solar system
Dust rings discovered near Mercury and Venus’s orbits could be studied to understand the origin of planets
Simply put: Pollution during elections
Simply put: Fifteen of the 20 most polluted cities in the world are in India
Large quartz dust particles found in the middle of the North Atlantic
The mere existence of these particles at this location cannot be explained by conventional climate change models
Tornadoes are not born in clouds but on ground, says new research
Scientists find that they form from the ground up or along the wind circulation column
Long-term wind patterns over Delhi have changed, say scientists
A possible reason could be major changes in the withdrawal of monsoon from the region and the anti-cyclonic circulations that are formed in this …
Toxic air engulfs Delhi-NCR, worse yet to come
Western disturbance may reach North India on November 1 with dust from Pakistan and the Thar Desert and if wind speeds remain low, the dust will …
Blanket of dust to cover North India in few days; air quality will be hit
These are ominous signs for Delhi, which saw a public health emergency in 2016 and 2017 due to extremely poor air quality
Air pollution can significantly aggravate asthma
India's unique imperatives- high incidenc of poverty, poor nutrition levels, underlying diseases, extremely high pollution further enhance the …
Scientists improvise models to better predict storm surges
IIT-Delhi researchers have developed models which are being used by many Indian Ocean rim countries, besides Indian Meteorological Department, …
India’s very own Dust Bowl
Rising temperatures, changing weather patterns, depleting groundwater, unsustainable agriculture and deforestation are turning large parts of …
Dust situation in Delhi to improve marginally over weekend
The forecast for the next three days says PM10 levels will be in the “Very Poor” category
Dust coverage extends to central, eastern Gangetic plain; conditions deteriorate in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh
Dust coverage across Haryana-Delhi area has shown slight improvement owing to a dip in maximum temperature and increased moisture content in air
Heat and dust
Do not dismiss dust fall event only as an act of god. Crack down on dust sources and push for green walling and vegetative barrier across the region
Why is Delhi engulfed in dust?
Anumita Roychowdhury, head of air pollution and clean transportation programme at CSE, explains why Delhi and North India is besieged by dust, …
Extreme weather events in June 2018
Here's is a list of exterme weather events that have happened in June across the world
What triggered the dust storms?
Desertification, unprecedented heat wave conditions, more Western Disturbances, increasing cyclonic circulations & 2 lines of low pressure …
Dust storm continues to choke Delhi
Air pollution levels alarmingly high a day after dust storms from Rajasthan hit the city